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Cardo Crew launches new mesh communication technology

Cardo Crew has launched its new mesh communication solution that could transform personal protective equipment (PPE) and improve communications and safety in the construction sector. Cardo Crew are experts in global wireless intercom solutions, including their latest mesh communication solution, and specialise in providing reliable, hands-free wireless intercom for teams on the move. Their latest…

PCIAW® Challenges of Buying PPE for Buyers Webinar

John Cairns joins Challenges of Buying PPE in the COVID-19 Pandemic for New and Experienced International Buyers Webinar

The PCIAW® is delighted to announce that John Cairns – Director of Cairns Consultancy Ltd and all-round PPE expert – is joining Wednesday’s webinar, Challenges of Buying PPE in the COVID-19 pandemic for international new and experienced buyers. John Cairns has been involved in protecting workers health and safety since 1974. John has a huge…

PPE standards updated | Bristol Uniforms | PCIAW

European firefighter PPE standard updated

The European standard EN 469 for PPE has been updated. This standard ensures protective clothing worn by firefighters is of good quality, fit for purpose and adequately protective, has been revised and published this month. The European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) published EN469: 2020 Protective clothing for firefighters – Performance requirements for protective clothing for…

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HM Treasury extends tax cut to PPE costs

The government has announced temporary scrapping of VAT on PPE has been extended until the end of October – helping care homes and businesses save £155 million amidst dealing with Covid-19. The government has announced: temporary scrapping of VAT on personal protective equipment (PPE) for infection extended until the end of October the three-month extension…

UK Fire and Rescue Services Reap Collaborative PPE Framework Benefits

Thirty-three Fire and Rescue Services (FRS), comprising over 33,500 firefighters, are now benefiting from the Local Authority Collaborative PPE Framework. Launched three years ago in June 2017, the Framework gives UK FRSs access to high quality PPE ensembles and volume discounts through a streamlined procurement process. The Framework was set up in response to calls…